I am afraid of the discomfort I will experience necessary to achieve what I say I desire. Just like the water, I know the initial displeasure will not last, but everything within me resists taking the first step. I also know the freedom on the other side is worth it, yet I hold back.Read More
Have you ever tried to live up to an expectation of motherhood you weren't meant to meet? I have, it's not fun!
As a young mom, I was constantly on edge. I lacked the kindness and compassion I knew was important in building healthy relationships with my children. I was easily angered and then I’d beat myself up for losing my temper. I set high expectations for myself, yet continually failed to meet them. I woke up each morning hoping this would be the day that things would fall into place and I would get this mothering thing right.
I learned motherhood looks different for all of us and there is no one way to do it. Join me at FaithGateway to read about how I got unstuck and found freedom in the mother God created me to be.Read More
A few weeks back I finally decided to take a Sabbath. I have attempted this many times. Every once in a while I get it right. But most weekends come and go without rest. I have many excuses. I know what the Bible says about the subject and I have read a few books great books on the topic, but taking a Sabbath wasn’t coming naturally for me.Read More